The Djara Cave is located on the Drab Asyut caravan route it was discovered by Rohlfs (a desert explorer).
He described it in his book as a” wonderful stalactite cave” he was impressed by the clarity of the stalactites, which are mostly pure white. it was Christmas day 1873. Rohlfs believed there were other caves in the area, but they were full of sand. It was rediscovered in 1991 by Carlo Bergmann. The road to the cave is blocked by the Abu Moharik dune from the west.